Seven Stories set to drive innovation

Next month’s flagship innovation conference, VentureFest North East will bring over 800 businesses together to hear from a wealth of leading innovators who will inspire delegates through a series of talks and workshops, as well as encouraging them to form new connections and work collaboratively. Now in its sixth year, the popular event that takes […]

North East Energy Catalyst ready to deliver on global challenges

A ground-breaking new partnership has been established to unite the North East’s leading energy innovation, demonstration and delivery capabilities, in order to drive new opportunities and growth for the region. The North East is home to an array of internationally-recognised energy innovation, demonstration and science assets, and a wide range of ‘real-world’ follow-on delivery opportunities. […]

Innovation award winners discuss success one year on

2018 marked the launch of the North East Innovation Awards. Part of VentureFest North East, the awards delivered by Innovation SuperNetwork in partnership with RTC North, recognise stand-out examples of innovation and celebrate the area’s most important sectors – manufacturing, energy, healthcare and digital. The response to the awards was overwhelming and presented judges with […]

Innovation Awards return to VentureFest North East

VentureFest North East organisers have announced today that the North East Innovation Awards, which took place for the first time in 2018, is set to return to the region’s innovation conference in November. The North East Innovation Awards celebrate the ground-breaking ideas, processes and products impacting on business, industry and society. Simon Green, CEO at […]

Newcastle Angel Hub hosts first pitching event helping North East talent attract investment

North East entrepreneurs developing industry-changing innovation have taken to the stage in the first of a series of new pitching events delivered by the recently launched Newcastle Angel Hub. The businesses pitched their ideas on Monday (15th July), in the hope of securing investment from equity and Angel investors in attendance. The innovative ideas being […]

Invitation to tender: event app, check-in and tracking support

The Innovation SuperNetwork is seeking support in developing two event delivery solutions. Lot one is for the development of an interactive app to support the delivery of VentureFest North East until 2021, and potentially other Innovation SuperNetwork (FinanceCamp North East) and Edge Innovation ltd (VentureFest Tees Valley) events. Lot two seeks provision for on-site delegate […]

Idea of the Year Launched

RTC North has partnered with the Innovation SuperNetwork to launch an ‘Idea of the Year’ category at the North East Innovation Awards 2019. A new category to the Awards, which took place for the first time at last year’s VentureFest North East, it will be bestowed to the business that can demonstrate their “idea” could […]

Dragon’s Den Jenny Campbell backs Newcastle Angel Hub launch at FinanceCamp

A new initiative to support Business Angels looking to invest in the North East has been launched at FinanceCamp, the region’s annual investment conference, today (Wednesday 22 May). The Newcastle Angel Hub will form part of the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) wider Hub network across the country, and will be delivered by the Innovation […]

We’re recruiting a Health Network North Engagement Manager

Working across North East England Full time, with part time or flexible working options possible Engagement work with The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria Fixed-term contract to 31st March 2021 £40,000 (pro rata) per year, plus pension Our Ideal Candidate The Health Network North Engagement Manager will be co-located […]